Holiday gift for the well-heeled man? Sock of the month subscription services with arch names such as Soxiety and Sockscribe Me are having a run online, as more men dip a toe in the world of fancy footings, the New York Times reports.

Darn, wish I'd thought of that.

No word whether athletic sock are next (Tube, or not tube?). But it's nice to know that the little guys have gotten a toe-hold in the market, at least until some major mover big-foots their business.